The Canadian Fret Maestro: DAVE MARTONE!

Today's Elevenses Throws Eleven Quick Questions At 'The Canadian Fret Maestro' Dave Martone!

Dave Martone is one of Canada’s finest guitarists. He has played, hosted clinics or performed with 3 Doors Down, Steve Morse, Jennifer Batten, Paul Gilbert, Yngwie Malmsteen, Marty Friedman, Seymour Duncan, Greg Howe, Joe Satriani and drum greats Chester Thompson, Mike Portnoy, Greg Bissionet, Daniel Adair and Gene Hoglan. Martone’s lastest record "When the Aliens Come" has just been released by Lion Music.

So what’s your drink of choice at 11am in the morning?

Orange Juice.

Which song/album really made you want to play guitar?

War Pigs! Sabbath!

Who’s the world’s greatest guitarist?


Who’s the world’s most underrated guitarist?

Don Alder.

So what are you up to at the moment?

Nursing a hangover!

What was the last gig you went to (as a member of the audience)?
Who would be in your dream line-up?

Van Halen!!

Catherine Zeta Jones

Angelina Jolie

Christine Agularia

How many guitars do your own and which one is ‘your precious’?

Enough and “Blackie” is my fav!
That is my parker deluxe old school style!

What’s the last great album that you bought (or were given)?

Dark Side of the Moon, Floyd.

Do you suffer from stage fright?


So what’s your drink of choice at 11pm in the evening?